Friday, March 13, 2020 I packed up some supplies from my office in preparation for what I was sure would be “an interesting two weeks” working from home. I was just a little off on my estimation. To be fair, I had no idea what we were getting into. None of us did. Fast forward to March 1, 2021 and we are approaching the anniversary of social distancing, working from home (or living at work), and existing in a… Read more
February – the month of the heart. Candy hearts, paper hearts, paper mâché hearts, heart streamers, heart balloons, heart-shaped chocolates, red hearts, purple hearts, pink hearts, hearts, hearts, hearts, hearts – hearts everywhere. Reminders that this is the month of love – of date nights, rom-coms, cupid, and sappy Hallmark movies. February challenges us to love better, deeper, to show our care through actions.
However, not everyone has a sweetie to pour love on. But – everyone has a self. … Read more
(aka, “Helpers Helping Helpers Help”)
We at EAW have become increasingly aware over the past few years that NAU faculty, staff, and students who are providers and/or trainees in the helping professions face growing demand for services; our NAU helping professions community is reporting also a greater proportion of… Read more
Coping with holiday stress
As the holiday period begins, we enter a time of extreme highs and lows for many people. Ideally it is a time to slow down, to visit with family and friends, to share meals together, and maybe to exchange gifts. Unfortunately, for too many people, it is also a time for the “holiday blues.” Busy schedules get busier with preparations, events, and celebrations. Most everything is done to excess: too much food, too much alcohol, too… Read more
I feel thankful to get to write about gratitude this month. On my way to work this morning I noticed all the vibrant colors on the tree leaves contrasted against the beautiful blue sky, and breathed in the crisp air. We live in a beautiful place! Paying attention to what’s good in life is a gift we can give ourselves (and others) that keeps on giving.
Robert Emmons, Ph.D, a psychologist and professor at UC Davis, and the director of… Read more
Harvest Wellness with EAW
Do you sit all day? Do you have low back pain and rounded shoulders? If so, Foundation Training is for you!
Foundation Training 101 – starts tomorrow!
Instructed by Deb Gauld-Lash, Certified Yoga Instructor and Amy Gordon, Licensed Acupuncturist
Wednesdays, October 23 – December 11 (no class on 11/27), 12:15 – 1 pm
HLC Recreation Center, multi-purpose gym (MPG)
Cost: $65/ series
Foundation Training is a movement practice that teaches proper body mechanics and movement… Read more